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21st January 2015
Umpire Support Milestone
Congratulations to Liz Pelling who completed her 200th umpire support appointment at the under 16 indoor finals this weekend. This is a fantastic achievement and NPUA extends its sincere thanks to Liz for her continued commitment to developing umpiring.
Milestone matches
Congratulations to Martin Twist who umpired his 100th indoor national league match at the men's Division One tournament last weekend.
15th January 2015
Milestone matches
Congratulations to Peter Divall and Tony Kelleher who both umpired their 100th matches in the indoor national league last weekend. Keep an eye on our social media pages for some pictures!
14th January 2015
New rules guidance ...(with link - click here)
Many of you will have seen the press release from England Hockey regarding the changes to the rules of hockey that will be implemented into the Investec Women's Hockey League and NOW:Pensions Men's Hockey League from January 2015, as well as all remaining rounds of the ...
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31st December 2014
David Collier OBE
Congratulations to David Collier who has been awarded an OBE in the new year's honours list for his services to cricket.
23rd December 2014
England Hockey response to FIH rule changes ...(with link - click here)
England Hockey has provided an initial response to the FIH announcement on changes to the rules of hockey. The statement can be read by following the below link.
As soon as a decision has been made regarding implementation in the IWHL and NPMHL we will notify members ...
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5th December 2014
Frank Hubber
It is with regret that we have to advise that Frank Hubber passed away on Saturday 29 November.
Frank contributed greatly to umpiring over many years at county, regional, combined services and national levels.
Frank was a National Umpire, an open and honest assessor and ...
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17th November 2014
Milestone matches
Congratulations to Peter Divall who umpired his 200th match in the national programme this weekend.
12th November 2014
Umpire conditioning - Lynn Booth, EH Physiotherapist ...(with link - click here)
The umpires at the recent EH Futures Cup were lucky enough to receive a talk from Lynn Booth, England Hockey physiotherapist, on conditioning for umpires. This included advice on how to conduct an effective warm up and cool down, how to look after your body at half time and ...
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Match official briefing and half time protocol ...(with link - click here)
To help clarify some common issues that have occurred during the first part of this season, two new documents have been produced by England Hockey and added to the 'Technical Officiating' page of the NPUA website. These are the 2014 Match Officials' Briefing and a ...
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